Robert Ivan Norman, age 87 of Buffalo passed away at his residence on Monday, August 26, 2013. Visitation will be Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11 AM at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 413 East 3rd Street, Monticello. The funeral service will follow at 11 AM with Rev. Darren Green officiating. There will be a private interment. Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
Robert was born on May 6, 1926 in Montevideo, Minn. to Henry and Florence (Warner) Norman. He worked most of his life as a baker, and some years as a MTC bus driver. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; son James (Jane) Norman of Big Lake; daughter Sarah (Tim) Arnett of Minnetonka; grandchildren Collin Arnett, Katlyn Arnett, Kristy Norman; and step granddaughter Jennifer Hartman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Florence Norman; foster parents John W. and Zena Peterson; and six brothers and sisters.